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Remote working: Transforming the way you manage documents in the Cloud

The shift towards employees working from home on a regular basis has been somewhat increasing over the last few years with this figure rocketing from April of this year as a result of the Coronavirus pandemic and increased social distancing measures. 

As we look towards the future and how we best come out of lockdown, the vast majority of us will be thinking how the working landscape will change once these rules have been fully relaxed. The general consensus is that COVID-19 could dramatically change working patterns as many businesses are forced to work from home and the increased demand in employees wanting to work from home. 

With the figure for those working at home currently at an all time high because of the Coronavirus, why not take advantage of this by conducting a comprehensive review of how you are working within your business? 

What will be the new ‘normal’ working environment? 

With attitudes changing and the added pressures of saving money as a result of COVID-19 will increase the likelihood of more people working from home for the foreseeable future.  

“Employees around the globe are not at their desk 50% to 60% of the time! That’s a huge waste of space and money.” KATE LISTER, PRESIDENT OF GLOBAL WORKPLACE ANALYTICS 

Taking this in account, we believe that this provides you with the perfect chance to analyse how well your business is using document management systems to improve the working conditions of remote working, keeping your business secure and maximising the efficiency of your employees. 

This helps to raise one key question ‘Are you using a document management system that is saving you time, money and boosting your service levels?’ 

If your answer to the above is a resounding ‘no’ and paper-based processes are still a major part of your business, or you don’t really know and you want to have the best possible solution in place, then why not look towards the foundation document management module, Zetadocs Express? 

As part of the Zetadocs suite, Zetadocs Express is fully compatible with Dynamics 365 Business Central and Dynamics NAV. This will help to provide your business with a number of different benefits such as helping to reduce costs, easy online storage as well as enhancing business processes by providing electronic delivery of documents. 

To put this into context, here are some of the best features that the Zetadocs Express solution can provide: 

Drag & Drop 

One of the core features is the fact that the software has drag and drop capabilities to allow you to build a fully searchable & secure document archive. What this means is that any file, email or attachment can be transferred to a record in either Business Central or NAV where it will be archived electronically. 

The good thing about this is the fact that these tools can be migrated over to the newest versions of NAV, after you upgrade your current licensing up to the paid versions which will provide you with even more document management capabilities. 

Save & Send 

You will find that a report created in either Business Central or NAV can easily be saved as a PDF or sent on to another person. 

Electronic Archive 

This feature is fantastic as it means that you can easily store documents in a SharePoint Server or Office 365’s SharePoint Online to match the archiving requirements that your business needs. 

Based on the above features and justifications isn’t now the time to replace paper-based processes with software that is tailored to your business requirements? 

No matter whether or not we hit a recession after this COVID-19 pandemic has finished, this experience is no doubts poising many questions for businesses to reinvent the wheel when it comes to the ‘where’ and ‘how’ of work. With this trend likely to continue for the foreseeable future, it is of the utmost importance to ensure that you have the right tools and right resources at your disposal to be able to work as flexibly and as efficiently as possible. 

Through the use of a document management system such as Zetadocs Express, you will be able to not only improve your efficiency & save time but also to transform the service that you deliver to your clients. 

In order to take the next step around Zetadocs and more specifically Zetadocs Express then please get in touch with one of our Business Central/NAV experts today to discuss how we can help you to transform the way you manage documents in your business. 

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